Supreme Court preserves access to abortion pill mifepristone for now
The Supreme Court has preserved women’s access to a drug used in the most common method of abortion, rejecting lower-court restrictions while a lawsuit continues.
Supreme Court protects access to abortion pill for now
The Supreme Court has stopped abortion pill Mifeprex restrictions from taking effect for now.
Rep. Katie Porter weighs in on abortion debate
For this week's The Issue Is, Rep. Katie Porter joins us to weigh in on the ongoing abortion debate.
Court preserves access to abortion drug, tightens rules
A federal appeals court has preserved access to an abortion drug for now but under tighter rules that would allow the drug only to be dispensed up to seven weeks, not 10, and not by mail.
Los Angeles leaders address controversial abortion pill ruling
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass on Monday addressed a controversial ruling that rescinded the FDA's approval of the abortion medication mifepristone, the most commonly used method of abortion in the U.S.
Local leaders denounce abortion pill ruling
Los Angeles leaders sounded off on the abortion pill ruling that rescinded the FDA's approval of the mifepristone
Mayor Bass addresses abortion pill ruling
Mifepristone was approved by the FDA more than twenty years ago.
Oklahoma court greenlights abortion to save mother's life
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a portion of the state’s ban on abortion, ruling women have a right to an abortion not just in a medical emergency.
Abortion rights groups submit 2023 fall ballot measure in Ohio
The measure would require restrictions imposed past a fetus' viability outside the womb to be based on evidence of patient health and safety benefits.
House GOP push anti-abortion measures after gaining majority
Republicans approved two abortion measures Wednesday, making clear they want to go further after the Supreme Court overruled the federal right to an abortion last year.
FDA expands availability of abortion pills
The change could expand access at both brick-and-mortar stores and online pharmacies.
Indiana doctor who provided abortion drugs to 10-year-old rape victim defends actions in court
An Indianapolis doctor who provided abortion drugs to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio has defended her actions before a judge in the case that drew national attention in the weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.
Opponents file lawsuit targeting medication abortions
The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance for Defending Freedom, which was also involved in the Mississippi case that led to Roe v. Wade being overturned.
Which states are voting on abortion rights this election?
The overturning of Roe v. Wade has produced abortion ballot questions in a handful of states come Nov. 8.
California to vote on constitutional right to abortion in midterm election
Polling shows high support for Prop. 1 with minimal financial opposition from the California Republican Party and others who call the proposition expensive, extreme and unnecessary.
Karen Bass joins Boyle Heights rally for reproductive rights
Speakers also addressed women's rights to learn in Afghanistan and women's rights not to cover their heads in Iran.
South Carolina legislators unlikely to make abortion laws stricter
The South Carolina House voted Tuesday to reject changes the state Senate made to the current six-week ban. Lawmakers wanted to see a ban on all abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, or if the life of the mother was threatened.
Teen intrigue in long-lasting birth control options rises after Roe v. Wade decision
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling has sent many teens rushing to their doctors in search of birth control. Wait times for appointments are growing in some areas, and Planned Parenthood offices are receiving a lot of questions for information.
Louisiana woman carrying fetus with no skull forced to travel to New York to get abortion
Nancy Davis was one of the first women to get caught in the confusing whirlwind of trigger laws in her home state of Louisiana since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June.
LA city leaders unveil resolution backing abortion rights
Members of the Los Angeles City Council introduced a resolution to support Prop. 1, a Nov. 2022 ballot initiative that would establish a right to abortion in the state constitution.